American Solar Challenge

Eaton Sponsors WMU Student Race TeamsDiversified manufacturer Eaton Corp. announced that it has provided $8,000 to Western Michigan University in support of three student engineering teams.
UM Solar Car Team Wins A Rainy American Solar ChallengeDespite being challenged by extreme weather conditions along the way, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team has won the 2012 American Solar Challenge with their car Quantum for a fourth consecutive American title. Western Michigan Univeristy finished eighth.
UM Leading Solar Car Race Across AmericaSo far so good for the University of Michigan's solar car team in this year's American Solar Challenge.
Solar Car Powerhouse UM Gets Home Field Advantage In Upcoming American RaceAcross eight states in eight days, the nation’s winningest solar car team from the University of Michigan will defend its title next month in the American Solar Challenge that includes an overnight stop in its hometown.